If you are an Executor of a Will and the deceased person has assets which have been left to their beneficiaries it may be that you will need to apply for Probate from the Probate Registry. You must complete a form and pay a fee to enable you to obtain the ‘Letter of Probate’ which is a Court Order confirming that as an Executor you have the courts approval to deal with the winding up of the estate. Once granted then the Executors will need to have the identification confirmed and then they will be able to open an Executors account on behalf of the deceased and then any money can be paid into this account. You will need to be transparent in all your documentation and actions so that the beneficiaries can see clearly what
When someone dies, you will need to know the practicalities of who to contact, and in what order. Funeral Directors, Local authorities, DWP, Housing Benefit etc. This can be a little complicated but we can guide you through the process and help you with obtaining Probate and administering the estate.